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How Pixar Copies Scenes from Other Movies

Pixar movies are great because of their characters and their storylines but also because they pay homage to the great movies that came before it. And …

Star Wars 7 Stormtrooper TR-8R - Official Name and Details Revealed [SPOILERS]

Since the start of the very first movie, Stormtroopers have played a major part in the <i>Star Wars</i> saga. One in the particular has been the focus of much attention since <i>The Force Awakens</i> was released last month--the baton-spinning First Order trooper who fights a lightsaber-wielding Finn. Now some …

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

These illustrations perfectly sum up the reality of living with anxiety and depression

LONDON — Anyone who suffers from anxiety will know that the condition is far from amusing. But British illustrator Gemma Correll has created comical …

Lucasfilm Confirms Star Wars: The Force Awakens Stormtrooper TR-8R's Identity

Everyone's favorite First Order stormtrooper, lovingly dubbed TR-8R by meme-making fans, has an official designation now.<p>As suspected, TR-8R is in …

Emma Watson Asked Fans To Name Her Feminist Book Club And They Nailed It

There were some *awesome* ideas. 📚<p>Dreams do come true: Hermione Granger is starting a feminist book club.<p>On Wednesday, Emma Watson announced on Twitter that she will be creating a feminist book club and that she needed some help from her followers to name it.<p>"I want to start a feminist book club …

Fuller House photos released by Netflix

<i>Fuller House</i>‘s first video teaser featured a sentimental look at the title house, but no glimpses of its inhabitants. On Thursday, Netflix debuted …

TV

See 12 Amazing Examples of Just-Released Artifacts From the New York Public Library

Rehabilitation clients, Boone County, Arkansas, 1935.<br>Ben Shahn—The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Pri<p>1 of 12

New York Public Library

The psychology of New Year’s resolutions

Research has shown that about half of all adults make New Year’s resolutions. However, fewer than 10% manage to keep them for more than a few …

Summer Vacation

How Neuroplasticity Can Help You Change Everything From Bad Habits To Bad Memories

neuroplasticity source: groundingyoga.com“Change before you have to”<i>Jack Welch</i>When you hear the term Neuroplasticity or Brain Plasticity the first …

Whose Dreams Are You Dreaming?

There is a rich landscape of possibility in the world today, in the Western world of opportunity.<p>In the panorama of the media, you can read about how people are catapulting themselves to fame, fortune, and also having a substantial impact for good on the world.<p>You too may want to reach those …

20 Easy, Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life in 2016

<b>1. Write down three things you're grateful for every day.</b> Taking the time to thoughtfully consider what you're thankful for reminds you that you already have many of the things you want -- and that's worth celebrating.<p><b>2. Gossip less.</b> Frequent gossiping can be detrimental to your relationships and …

6 Mind-Set Changes To Help You Make A Fresh Start

Adjust your expectations before setting out. The outcome can fall short of your ideal and still count as success.<p>Sure, you’ve set some New Year’s resolutions and told yourself this is going to be the year when you actually follow through with them. But more often than not, we fail, but not because …

Self-improvement

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Astronomy

41% of Guys Want to Discuss Kids on the First Date

First dates are a complicated dance: part job interview, part personal PR pitch, part opening for that magical *je ne sais quoi *that infuses only the best of initial hang-outs. Dating site Zoosk surveyed 5,000 members about appropriate first-date fodder, and one stat made my jaw drop:<p>*41 percent …

Honest Trailers Gets To The Bottom Of All The Thrilling Math And Science In ‘The Martian’

Ridley Scott’s The Martian was a bit of surprise at the box office. Not due to the money it made, but instead due to it actually being good. As you likely read back during its release, it’s the proper prequel to Alien that Prometheus likely wanted to be. That or it’s just the movie Prometheus …

Tom Hanks

Williamsburg Restaurant Has the Audacity to Sell a $100 Doughnut

Leave it to Williamsburg to be the home of a $100 doughnut. That's the hot item at Manila Social Club, a Filipino restaurant in the neighborhood, reports Business Insider. The absurdly steep price tag is thanks to solid-gold coating and Cristal Champagne icing.<p>The Golden Cristal Ube Donut, as it's …

Doughnuts

What Star Wars: The Force Awakens can teach us about modern evil | Giles Fraser

The Vatican reviewer said the film’s dark side wasn’t evil enough, but early church theology and Kylo Ren tell us all evil is fake<p>It was Kylo Ren’s fascination with his grandfather Darth Vader that led him to the dark side of the force. Like Vader, he wore a black mask. Though unlike Vader, he …

Star Wars

10 Science-Backed Reasons Being Single Is Good for Your Health

With all the "We're engaged!" pics popping up on social media, it may seem like <i>everyone</i> you know isone half of a happy couple. But if you're riding …

9 Surprising Sleep Facts, Including The Impact Of Sleep Deprivation And The Best Temperature For Shut-Eye

You may sleep every night, but how much do you really know about what happens to your mind and body once you hit the hay?<p>In the video above, the team …

Sleep

8 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

1/<p>If you're really, really alike.<p>Flickr/davebloggs007<p>Decades of studies have shown that the cliché that "opposites attract" is totally off.<p>"Partners …

Relationships

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16 Elevating Resolutions for 2016 Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

Cultivate honorable relationships, resist absentminded busyness, tell the world how to treat you, embrace enoughness, and more.<p>What if we could augment the bucket-list of typical New Year’s resolutions, dominated by bodily habits and pragmatic daily practices, with higher-order aspirations — habits …

Creative people’s brains really do work differently

What makes highly creative people different from the rest of us? In the 1960s, psychologist and creativity researcher Frank X. Barron set about finding out. Barron conducted a series of experiments on some of his generation’s most renowned thinkers in an attempt to isolate the unique spark of …

Creativity

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story named 2016's most anticipated movie

This year might see the first ever meeting between The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel in <b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</b>, as well as the heroes …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens BB-8 ringtone downloads movie-accurate

This week we’ve been passed a collection of sounds synthesized from the publicly-available Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie trailers, all sounds …

Here's Your First Look at the New Godzilla — And It's Terrifying

We've been treated to some pretty strange reimaginings of the legendary Godzilla over the last few years, from the square-jawed mommy of Matthew …

Godzilla

FCA rides 'Star Wars' wave with Chargers, Challengers, Vipers and more

The mighty Fiat Chrysler automotive company is spending a lot of time and money on the movies this year.<p>Having already worked its vehicles into marketing campaigns around the earlier 2015 hits "Furious 7" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2," FCA went all out in a year-end assault tied to …

Who is playing Coachella 2016? What we know so far

Over the holiday break a flood of speculation about possible Coachella headliners breached the otherwise impenetrable wall of silence that normally surrounds the annual music festival.<p>The 2016 installment will likely be announced in the coming days, and as such those who follow the yearly comings …

Festivals